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You make The Brattle the magical place that it is.

The Brattle is here today thanks to the support we receive from our supporters–people like you.  When you donate to The Brattle, you support every single film we screen at our historic cinema including the curated, repertory programming model we use to present our film programming.

Your support matters now more than ever as we work to rebuild and recover from COVID. Audiences are coming back, but slowly. During this recovery period, contributions will be crucial to fund our film programming, pay our staff, and continue to make needed updates to our cinema space.

This is your Brattle. Just as you are the key to our past, you are fundamental to our future.

Please make a tax-deductible donation to The Brattle today.

Thank you!

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Ways to Give

35mm Film Fund

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Support the future of celluloid screenings at The Brattle by donating to the 35mm Film Fund. Your donation will help maintain our film projection equipment, train future film projectionists, and ensure that The Brattle will be able to maintain film screenings at the current level or higher.

Learn about the 35mm Film Fund
 

Corporate Giving

exterior view of Brattle Hall, home of The Brattle Theatre

The Brattle offers a number of ways for companies to meet marketing, philanthropic, employee engagement, and client hospitality objectives. To find out how your company can partner with The Brattle, please follow the links below or contact us at 617-876-8021.

Learn about Corporate Sponsorship
Learn about Corporate Membership

Gift of Securities

students visit our projection booth as part of an educational tour

Making a gift of securities, such as shares, stocks, and bonds, is an easy way to maximize your impact, and save big on your taxes. By donating appreciated securities directly to The Brattle rather than selling them, you avoid the capital gains tax that you would otherwise have to pay.

Before initiating a gift, please contact Ivy Moylan at 617-876-8021 or ivy@brattlefilm.org, so that we know to expect the securities you are donating and can promptly acknowledge your contribution.

Planned Giving

audience members laugh in reaction to a film scene

A gift to The Brattle in your will is an investment in the future of film and the culture of our great city. Your legacy gift will help transform the way people see the world through film for generations to come, and provide you with immediate or deferred tax benefits, customized to suit your personal goals.

Contact us to learn more or so we can assist you or your professional advisor on a confidential basis.

Other Ways to Support the Brattle:

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Your gift will be acknowledged in our Impact Report donor roster. Please make a note with your donation if you would like to be listed anonymously or if you are making the donation in honor of someone.

Questions? Contact Executive Director Ivy Moylan at (617) 876-8021 if you have any questions or would like more information.

Donations can also be made by personal check payable to Brattle Film Foundation at the address below:

Brattle Film Foundation
Attn: Ivy Moylan
40 Brattle Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

All donations made to the Brattle Film Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit (EIN 043540992), are tax-deductible.

Donors who contribute $1,000 or more annually are automatically enrolled in our Leadership Giving program.

We would also encourage you to check with your employer’s human resources department to see if they offer a matching program—it will make your gift go twice as far!

The Brattle Film Foundation can also accept donations of appreciable assets. For more information please contact Ivy Moylan, executive director, at (617) 876-8021, or use the form on our Contact page.

Thank you for supporting The Brattle!